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Healthcare reform

White House to Reveal $1 Billion Plan to Expand Health Care Workforce

The Obama Administration will announce the plan, part of its 'We Can't Wait' initiative, on Monday.

U.S. Job Market

Initial Jobless Claims Drop Again, Fall to Seven-Month Low

Is the U.S. job market on the mend? Initial jobless claims for unemployment benefits in the U.S. dropped for the second week in a row, to 390,000 -- their lowest level in seven months, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

Unemployment in America

American Unemployment: the Scope of the Problem

The U.S. unemployment rate for September was 9.1 percent, but the full story of who works in America isn't told through the numbers alone.

U.S. Job Market

From Politics & Policy 04:57 pm

Jobs Numbers Show U.S. Economy is Slowly Recuperating

The U.S. Labor Department announced 80,000 new jobs were added to the U.S. economy in October. The consensus among economic experts? We're not out of the woods yet.

U.S. Job Market

From 10:17 am

Jobs Report Contains Modest Good News for Seekers

The U.S. economy added a modest 80,000 jobs in October -- below what economists expected -- but job gains for the prior two months were revised higher: September to 158,000 from the initially-released 103,000; and August to 104,000 from 57,000.

Tim Harford

From Education 10:21 am

To succeed in life and business, adapt and fail productively

Over-simplification of the innately complex that perpetuates some of the most pressing social, economic and political problems that confronts us today, according Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist, Adapt.

"Being the Boss"

From Books 09:20 am

The 60-Second Business Bookshelf: "Being the Boss"

In this new feature in the International Business Times, Bob Morris provides a quick review of Linda A. Hill and Kent Lineback's book from Harvard Business Review Press.

Steep Price for Graduation

From Education 11:46 am

Graduate Jobs: No El Dorado at the end of the unemployment line

With youth unemployment remaining at near record levels many university students graduating in the coming months will face a slew of challenges unique to their generation.

New AMD Opteron 6000 series processors are seen on a motherboard during a product launch in Taipei

From Companies 05:22 am

AMD collaborates with Morgan Kaufmann Publishers to develop OpenCL guide books

American computer processor giant AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) has announced the company’s collaboration with Massachusetts based computer science and engineering content distributor Morgan Kaufmann Publishers in publishing OpenCL books.




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